Articles By Dave Wallen

Dave Wallen

Dave Wallen is a veteran industry evangelist with a passion for promoting innovative cloud solutions that help organizations improve performance and maximize their return on investment. As Director of Product Marketing for Spanning, he’s focused on industry and market research, customer insight, go-to-market planning and spreading the word about Spanning’s solutions for Office 365, G-Suite, and Salesforce. Dave lives in the historic village of Dobbs Ferry in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley with his wife, daughter, and their three cats.

Prevent ATO Attacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Office 365 and G Suite administrators need to ensure SaaS data protection during COVID-19 and prevent dark web cybercriminals from deploying Account Takeover (ATO) attacks.


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A Guide to Telecommuting: Adjusting to the New Era of Remote Working

Welcome to the new world of telecommuting – the COVID-19 pandemic edition. Learn how to navigate through the world of working from home — especially if you are a first-timer.


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FERPA Compliance & How to Obtain It

Learn what the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is and what measures educational institutions must take to obtain FERPA compliance. 


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OneDrive vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage is Better?

Learn the pros, cons and differences between Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive to help you pick the right cloud storage option.


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Zero-Day Vulnerability: The Unknown Threats to Your Data

Zero-day vulnerabilities lead to zero-day exploits that put your data at risk. Learn how to keep your Office 365, G Suite and Salesforce data protected from such attacks.


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AES Encryption: A Closer Look at Advanced Encryption Standards

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is the gold standard when it comes to protecting your SaaS data. Take a deep dive into what makes AES the most secure encryption cipher out there.


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NanoCore RAT — Malware of the Month, May 2020

NanoCore — Spanning’s Malware of the Month for May 2020 — is an incredibly sophisticated Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that gives hackers free rein over an infected device.


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Google Takeout: Is It a Good Backup Option?

Google Takeout is a data retrieval platform that allows users to import and export data from a number of Google products. Learn more about Google Takeout’s capabilities and viability as a backup option.


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Pitching SaaS Backup: 3 Obstacles to Expect

Decision makers are often slow to recognize the value in a SaaS backup solution, even though the merits of Office 365 or G Suite backup are well known. Find out why and how to overcome the common obstacles faced.


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Types of Backup: Understanding Full, Differential, and Incremental Backup

There are 3 main types of backup: full, differential, and incremental. The right type of backup leads to the right SaaS backup strategy. Learn what each has to offer.


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